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Online investment platforms wooing IFAs
Online investment platforms like iFAST and Mywealthadvisor are looking to partner with IFAs
by Ravi Samalad Jun 26, 2011
Wealthy investors rapidly increasing in India
Indian population of HNI will increase by 21 per cent by 2011, says a Merrill Lynch Capgemini report
by Pallabika Jun 23, 2011
SIPs are the ‘flavour of the season’
SIPs continue their rapid growth rate in 2011, with fund houses signing new SIPs every month, even as the equity markets are sliding
by Paromita Dey Jun 23, 2011
SEBI to regulate distributors; to begin with large distributors
The regulator may ask for information related to sales practices followed by these distributors
by Ravi Samalad Jun 22, 2011
The mutual fund industry needs to tap the rural market to grow: Subir Gokarn
Rural market in India is one key area that could help in the growth of the MF industry
by Team Cafemutual Jun 22, 2011
AMFI charts various initiatives for the growth of MF industry
It plans to look at various ways for adding more IFAs to the industry
by Pallabika Jun 21, 2011
CII Mutual Fund Summit 2011 - Update
A slew of announcements were made concerning distributors and investors at the seventh edition of the CII Mutual Fund Summit 2011
by Ravi Samalad Jun 21, 2011
SEBI to launch investor education campaign
SEBI is reportedly planning to launch a campaign for investor education, part of which will focus on mutual funds
by Pallabika Jun 20, 2011
Market commentary - June 18, 2011
Indian markets fell throughout the week with the Sensex and Nifty going down by 398 and 119 points, respectively, from last week’s close. Swapnil Suvarna suggests that you recommend your clients to stay the course by staying invested in the market.
by Swapnil Jun 19, 2011
Fund houses push IFAs towards goal based advising
Although not all advisors are using the goal based tools launched by fund houses, they say it'll improve financial advisory standards
by Ravi Samalad Jun 17, 2011
“Indian MF industry needs to create value and restructure its fees to attract investors”, says K N Vaidyanathan
The SEBI official expressed concern over the rapidly falling number of investors and suggested that the fee model for MF investments has to be revised to attract investors
by Team Cafemutual Jun 15, 2011
RBI continues rate hike to curb inflation in its mid-quarter policy review
Raises short term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points; repo rate raised to 7.5 per cent, reverse repo rate at 6.5 per cent
by Team Cafemutual Jun 15, 2011
CAMS JV partners reportedly looking for an exit
CAMS officials, however deny any such development
by Pallabika Jun 13, 2011
AMFI to launch a call centre to educate potential investors about MFs
The BPO will address investor queries about mutual fund products
by Pallabika Ganguly & Ravi Samalad Jun 12, 2011
Market Commentary, June 11, 2011
Indian markets remain range-bound amidst industrial under-performance, rise in food inflation and political turmoil. Much depends on the RBI’s monetary policy review this week
by Swapnil Jun 12, 2011